BOURNEMOUTH. AFC Bournemouth tops Aston Villa with a 2-0 win with a goal from J. Lerma (3′) and a goal from K. Moore (81′). Aston Villa was vastly superior in terms of ball possession (65%).
The match was played at the Vitality Stadium stadium in Bournemouth on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Peter Bankes who had the assistance of Edward Smart and Nick Greenhalgh. The 4th official was James Linington. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant around 23.4 degrees Celsius or 74.16 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 41%.
Aston Villa was in firm control of the ball 65% while AFC Bournemouth was struggling with a 35% ball possession.
Aston Villa was more aggressive with 43 dangerous attacks and 9 shots of which 1 were on target. Even so, AFC Bournemouth managed to find the solution to win this match.
AFC Bournemouth shot 5 times, 3 on target, 2 off target. On the opposite side, Aston Villa shot 9 times, 1 on target, 8 off target.
AFC Bournemouth received 3 yellow cards (A. Smith, B. Pearson and P. Billing). On the other side, Aston Villa received 2 yellow cards (D. Ings and J. Ramsey).
After playing this match, AFC Bournemouth has 0 points to occupy the 4th place in the standings. while Aston Villa stays with 0 points (5th).
Aston Villa will host Everton on the 13th of August with a 10-8 head to head stats in favor of Aston Villa (11 draws).
AFC Bournemouth: Formation and Lineups
AFC Bournemouth started with a 5-3-2 line-up (5-3-2).
The manager Scott Parker chose to play with the following team: Mark Travers , Adam Smith , Jefferson Lerma , Chris Mepham , Lloyd Kelly , Jordan Zemura , Ben Pearson , Philip Billing , Marcus Tavernier , Kieffer Moore and Dominic Solanke .
AFC Bournemouth made 3 changes: B. Pearson for L. Cook (72′), M. Tavernier for R. Christie (87′) and D. Solanke for J. Stanislas (90′).
Top player: Marcus Tavernier
Probably the most impressive player in AFC Bournemouth was Marcus Tavernier even if he didn’t score any goal.
His rating iswith 25 passes (60% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 14 duels out of 21. He performed 8 crosses.
Aston Villa: Formation and Lineups
Aston Villa started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
On the other side, Steven Gerrard played with: Emiliano Martínez , Matty Cash , Ezri Konsa , Diego Carlos , Lucas Digne , John McGinn , Boubacar Kamara , Jacob Ramsey , Leon Bailey , Danny Ings and Philippe Coutinho .
Aston Villa made 4 changes: J. Ramsey for E. Buendia (46′), D. Ings for O. Watkins (65′), Coutinho for C. Archer (82′) and B. Kamara for Douglas Luiz (83′).
Top player: Matty Cash
The player who no doubt impressed Aston Villa the most was Matty Cash.
His rating iswith 59 passes (81% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 9. He performed 6 crosses.
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